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US ambassador to China to visit Tibet 0

US ambassador to China to visit Tibet

US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad is scheduled to visit Tibet this week amid escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, in the first visit to the region by a US ambassador since 2015.

Japan’s economy continues expansion 0

Japan’s economy continues expansion

Japan’s government says the economy grew at an annual pace of 2.1 per cent in the first quarter, marking the second straight quarter of expansion.

Armed group kills 11 in Brazil bar 0

Armed group kills 11 in Brazil bar

An armed group has entered a bar in the northern Brazilian city of Belem and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded.

Eurovision scolds Madonna for flag display 0

Eurovision scolds Madonna for flag display

Eurovision Song Contest organisers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna’s guest appearance, which defied contest rules.

Eurovision scolds Madonna for flag display 0

Eurovision scolds Madonna for flag display

Eurovision Song Contest organisers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna’s guest appearance, which defied contest rules.

Delon honoured at Cannes despite criticism 0

Delon honoured at Cannes despite criticism

An emotional Alain Delon has received a prize for his six decade-long acting career as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give him an honorary Palme d’Or.